Realtor with two clients showing a house.

Why Do You Need Help Choosing a Good Real Estate Agent?

In an era where almost anything can be done online and without assistance, many people justifiably ask whether they really need to use a real estate agent to help them sell their home. You’ve most probably heard a horror story or two about someone’s bad experience with a real estate agent, and you might be worried that you’ll encounter the same misfortune.

On the contrary, deciding to sell your house by yourself comes with it own unique set of challenges, and sometimes the devil you know isn’t necessarily better. With that being said, there are some pretty compelling reasons for deciding to use a real estate agent when the time comes to sell your property.

  1. Agents are familiar with the market they work in and can give professional advice based on real sales experience.
  2. Qualified estate agents have had comprehensive training, have completed the registration process, and are licensed under the requirements of the state they operate in. This keeps them accountable for the work they do.
  3. Agents know which repairs can (excuse the pun) make or break a sale and will advise you accordingly.
  4. Agents handle all the paperwork and take care of any administrative processes associated with selling a house. It is worth adding that they also understand all the terminology used in documents relating to real estate and can explain anything that is not clear to you.
  5. Many people get a little emotional about selling their house and overlook things, settle for too little, or expect too much. Agents are objective and keep their eye on the goal: getting the best possible price for your property.

Choosing the right agent isn’t as simple as it might seem, though. There are many things to consider, and making this important decision, while also trying to get a property ready for sale can be tough.

Perfect Agent is there to take the difficulty out of choosing the right real estate agent to help you sell your home. When making a selection, the pool of agents that Perfect Agent picks from only contains the most qualified and successful real estate agents in a specific region.

We make recommendations based on previous success and your specific criteria. When we send you recommendations, these are standardised to make it easy to compare apples with apples.

Best of all: you do not pay a cent for this service, and it is as easy as completing a two-minute survey. Fill in the form below, and let us take the hassle out of this important decision.


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